Facility Rental

The Ross County Fairgrounds near Chillicothe, Ohio have many facilities, including the grandstand, multipurpose buildings, campgrounds and more, all of which are available for rental throughout the year.

Daily Rental Rates

Please note: per Board motion these are the only currently authorized rates to use in any daily grounds rental.  If a special rate is requested then board action will be required on a case by case basis before requested rate is authorized.

The following rates were approved per motion 4-21-06 dated April 10, 2006 except where noted.

Multi-Purpose Building:

Capacity: 300

  1. Monday thru Thursday - $300.00 (price per day)
    (per motion 2-10-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  2. Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $500.00 (price per day)
    (per motion 2-9-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  3. Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $250.00 for ½ day before the rental date
    (per motion 2-9-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  4. Fair Directors rate - $50.00 for one rental per year
    (motion 6-6-96 dated June 3, 1996)

Commercial Building

$500.00 or $600.00 with outside booths (price per day)
Capacity: 400

Home & Fine Arts Building

$350.00 (price per day)
Capacity: 228

4-H Building

$250.00 (price per day)
Capacity: 320

Flower/Vegetable/School Building

$250.00 (price per day)
Capacity: 240

JVS Building

$200.00 (price per day)
Capacity: 75

Sheep & Goat Barn

$350.00 (price per day)
(motion S8-4-15 dated August 24, 2015)

Show Arena

$750 (price per day)

Bandstand & Bandstand Area

$350.00 (price per day)

Shelter House

$50.00 with $50.00 cleaning deposit (price per day)
(motion 10-6-16 dated October 3, 2016)


$750.00 (price per day)


The following rates were approved per motion 5-6-06 dated May 1, 2006:

4-H Horse Barn and Arena:

  1. $250 - daytime into evening show (price per day)
  2. $200 - daytime show (price per day)
  3. $10.00 - stall rental (price per day)

Fairgrounds Camping

$25.00 per night
(per motion: 2-5-16 dated February 1, 2016)
The same rate applies for extra night of camping during the fair.


The following rate was approved per motion 12-6-09 dated December 14, 2009:

Beef Barn

$400.00 (price per day)


The following rates were approved per motion 1-9-13 dated January 7, 2013.

Multipurpose Building Booth Rentals

$410.00 for week of the fair                       

Commercial Building Booth Rentals

$21.00 per foot for the week of the fair    


$4.50 per square foot for the week of the fair


For information on all rentals at the fairgrounds, please contact the Fair Office.

Winter Storage 2021

Winter storage for recreational vehicles and boats will be accepted at the Ross County Fairgrounds on Thursday, Friday & Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm on the following dates:

October 21-22-23, 2021
October 28-29-30, 2021
November 04-05-06, 2021
November 11-12-13, 2021
November 18-19-20, 2021
November 25-26-27, 2021

**** After November 27th call for an appointment

Winter storage rates begin in October and ends on March 15th.

Storage is $200.00 minimum up to 20’ in length, and an additional $10.00 per foot over 20’. The measurement includes tongue of trailer to the end of what hangs past the back of camper or boat (motor, spare tire, grill, mast pole, etc.).

Ohio Sales Tax is added to the total price.

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